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Posted August 09, 2011 - 11:13 PM

how far should the belt ride in the rear drive pulley? new belts being installed, the old belt was even with the pulley edge, no shims inside.



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Posted August 10, 2011 - 06:46 AM

This is on the MF12 I believe? I think you need to have it down in a little, the belt should contact just the flats of the pulley, not where it starts to curve. The more surface area on the pulley faces, the better.



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Posted August 10, 2011 - 06:33 PM

I think you need to go through the whole Vari-drive adjustment procedure.
The rear Idler pulley needs to be flush to the top of the frame to 1/4" below when in park, if not add or remove shims till it's right.
You will probably have to add shims with a new belt installed.
I don't there is any set spot for the rear belt to be in because as the belt wears it changes.